In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It's much more pleasurable to be the one who swans in and starts the party.
- Envy is not a pleasurable emotion nor one that human beings will attempt to modulate.
- Taking a walk for exercise, or to walk a dog for that matter, is thus no longer a pleasurable activity.
- Thailand enjoys one of the world's most pleasurable climates with three distinct seasons.
- What could be more shameful, or more pleasurable, in California today?
- Still, this is certainly one of the most pleasurable new collections I've read this year.
- The trip is open to all and promises to be a very pleasurable experience.
- The fact that it was pleasurable, of course, offered the incentive to undertake the activity.
- Angus, crouching over a keyboard in the corner, waited in pleasurable anticipation for his entry.
- Boating through this stretch was once a pleasurable experience for tourists.
- The experience was made even more pleasurable by the weather: the forecasters had predicted wind and rain.
- She tangled her hands in his hair, loving the soft feel of it, reveling in the sheer pleasurable delights she was being swept up in.
- On a raining day, to sit in the bridge pavilion and chat with friends is one of the most pleasurable experiences.
- Because of the uniqueness of each individual, what is pleasurable for one person may not be for another.
- We hope your stay among us in this lovely and unspoilt part of North Mayo will be pleasurable.
- It was a thoroughly enjoyable day and was made all the more pleasurable by the glorious warm sunny weather.
- Apparently, for the true chocoholic, just thinking about chocolate can evoke a pleasurable response.
- But I find it's only a pleasurable experience if everyone sticks to the rules.
- It was the first of many pleasurable sensations over the next 45 minutes.
- I could not help but compare this brief encounter to an altogether less pleasurable experience earlier this year.
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